Archive for September, 2018:

Thinking About LED Street Lighting in Your Neighborhoods?

Posted on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 by Jason Fine
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Many cities are making the switch from high pressure sodium lights to LED lights in their residential neighborhoods. LEDs offer greater visibility for vehicles and pedestrians at night and don’t require as much energy to provide the same amount of light, which can translate to long-term cost-savings. LED fixtures with a color temperature of 5,000K […]

Finding the “Right Size” for Your Roadway

Posted on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 by Mike McKenna
In Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , ,

By Mike McKenna Over the last few years, focusing on finding the right size for a roadway has become more commonplace. Instead of adding lanes, cities are analyzing traffic flow and all modes of transportation before they make changes. Using this approach offers communities the opportunity to improve pedestrian and bicycle mobility and increase the […]

How to Implement a Pavement Preservation Program

Posted on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 by Ryan Stobaugh
In Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: pavement preservation program

Creating a pavement preservation program can help cities extend the life of their streets. However, categorizing and tracking every road takes time and strategy. Start by analyzing your city’s pavement to identify problem areas. This can be done by visiting individual sites and making assessments or by working with an outside vendor to gather the […]